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Pictures of 'hitman' suspected of shooting Russian banker

This image was captured at 19:25 on Tuesday 20th March, just moments after the shooting. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police investigating the attempted murder of Russian banker German Gorbuntsov have released CCTV images of the suspect.

The images show a man walking down an east London street moments after Gorbuntsov was shot outside his home in the Canary Wharf district.

The suspect is seen carrying a bag; police found a bag containing a gun and a hooded top in a nearby street.

Gorbuntsov remains in a stable condition in an undisclosed hospital.

The man is carrying a bag as he walks along Manilla Street, just moments after the shooting Credit: Metropolitan Police

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Taxi driver plea in hunt for gunman

Police hunting the attacker of wealthy Russian banker German Gorbuntsov, who was gunned down in a suspected assassination attempt, have appealed for a taxi driver to come forward.

The driver took him to his home shortly before he was shot and it is thought he may still have been in the area when the crime took place.

Detectives believe the taxi, a Hackney carriage, picked up the victim in the area of Bishopsgate in the City of London, at around 7pm before dropping him off in Byng Street shortly before 7.30pm on Tuesday March 20.

Police investigating shooting of Russian banker search for taxi driver

Police hunting the attacker of a wealthy Russian banker shot in a suspected assassination attempt have appealed for a taxi driver to come forward.

The cabbie took German Gorbuntsov to his home shortly before he was shot and it is thought he may still have been in the area when the crime took place.

Mr Gorbuntsov remains "critical but stable" under armed guard in hospital after he was shot several times as he entered his multimillion-pound executive apartment near Canary Wharf, east London.

'Too early to speculate' on gangland suggestion behind Russian banker death

Scotland Yard says it is "too early to speculate" on Russian reports that the attack could be a gangland hit linked to a murder attempt on another banker, Alexander Antonov, in Moscow.

The force's Trident command - which investigates gang shootings - is understood to have liaised with overseas counterparts in the hunt for the gunman behind the attack on Tuesday evening.

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Police forensics examine scene of banker shooting

Police forensics examine the scene in the Canary Wharf district of London where a Russian banker was killed on Tuesday. Credit: ITV News

Police forensic scientists examine the street in east London where a Russian banker was shot on Tuesday evening. The photo was taken on Wednesday.

Police teams cordon off the street where German Gorbuntsov was shot on Tuesday evening. Credit: ITV News
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